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Egyptian Wooden Kneeling Figure Diorama
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Description
Middle Kingdom, 12th-11th Dynasty, 2133-1797 BC. A polychrome wooden figural group composed of a kilted male figure with short hair kneeling on a rectangular base, two lidded piriform jars and a mechanism composed of two wheels and a column of notched 'cogs' before him, the upper wheel and cogs moveable, the figure and jars secured to the base with pegs, yellow, cream and black painted pigmentation remaining. See Taylor, J.H., Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, London, 2001. 299 grams, 24cm (9 1/2"). UK collection formed 1920-1940s, by descent. This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11077-184871. [A video of this lot is available to view on Timeline Auctions Website.]
Condition
Fair condition.
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Egyptian Wooden Kneeling Figure Diorama

Estimate £4,000 - £6,000
Feb 22, 2022
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Starting Price £3,600
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0012: Egyptian Wooden Kneeling Figure Diorama

Sold for £5,000
8 Bids
Est. £4,000 - £6,000Starting Price £3,600
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 1
Feb 22, 2022 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 0012 Details

Description
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Middle Kingdom, 12th-11th Dynasty, 2133-1797 BC. A polychrome wooden figural group composed of a kilted male figure with short hair kneeling on a rectangular base, two lidded piriform jars and a mechanism composed of two wheels and a column of notched 'cogs' before him, the upper wheel and cogs moveable, the figure and jars secured to the base with pegs, yellow, cream and black painted pigmentation remaining. See Taylor, J.H., Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt, London, 2001. 299 grams, 24cm (9 1/2"). UK collection formed 1920-1940s, by descent. This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11077-184871. [A video of this lot is available to view on Timeline Auctions Website.]
Condition
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Fair condition.

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